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Apr. 19, 2015 @ 08:19 AM

PHOTOS: County Awards

The Rutherford County personnel, revenue, and maintenance departments were awarded Certificates of Safety Achievement and were recognized for outstanding safety and health efforts by the NC Department of Labor Thursday. This is a result of substantial reduction of injuries and illnesses and the promotion of safer working conditions.

Apr. 15, 2015 @ 08:47 AM

PHOTOS: Project Lazarus

Community leaders, parents, guardians and pharmacists listen as Fred Wells Brason II shares the story of Project Lazarus.

Apr. 15, 2015 @ 08:45 AM

PHOTO: Papa T's

Papa T's Barbecue and roasted Chicken celebrate a grand opening Sunday. The business is owned by Debbie and Tim Turner shown here with their children and grandchildren. Lake Lure Mayor Bob Keith is also shown. The restaurant is located in Lake Lake across from the beach.

Apr. 15, 2015 @ 08:41 AM

PHOTO: Any nibbles yet?

Trout fishing Saturday morning along the Rocky Broad River in Chimney Rock were these three men with baited hooks just waiting for the catch. All along the river men and women were out to catch the biggest trout for the day.                         

Apr. 14, 2015 @ 08:50 AM

PHOTO: Fire starts near deck

The residence of Fran Park on Arlington Street in Forest City sustained significant damage after a 4:36 a.m. fire Sunday. Park, who was at home at the time was awakened by her smoke detector.